Dr. Mohamed Al Guindy is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University. Dr. Al Guindy’s research focuses on the role of social media in financial markets – and more broadly, on how technology affects financial markets. Dr. Al Guindy completed his PhD in Finance and MBA at Queen’s University. An engineer by training, he completed his Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the University of Toronto, and Master’s degree in electrical engineering at Queen’s university – with particular emphasis on Artificial Intelligence. Al Guindy’s research has been funded by the Canadian Foundation for Governance Research, the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Carleton COVID-19 rapid response research grant, Carleton MRCF multidisciplinary grant to study cryptocurrency adoption in Canada, and most recently by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI). His work is featured on Yahoo Finance, Investment Relations (IR) Magazine, and Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. In addition, his research is regularly presented at leading academic conferences such as the SFS Cavalcade, European Finance Association, Northern Finance Association and the Financial Management.